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February 06, 2014 | Jeff Crisp | Tagged as: Syria, Humanitarian Response, Middle East, Protection & Security
The merits of resettlement are not difficult to discern. Yet it remains a controversial issue amongst humanitarian workers, a significant proportion of whom consider that its drawbacks equal or outweigh its advantages.
January 30, 2014 | Sarnata Reynolds | Tagged as: Africa, Ethiopia - Eritrea, Israel, Middle East, Protection & Security
Rather than wasting time and resources on expelling a static population of asylum seekers in need of protection, the government should pursue policies that bolster the dignity and security of all its residents.
January 27, 2014 | Marcy Hersh | Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Philippines, Asia, Women & Children
By the end of December, the U.S. government was touting the Typhoon Haiyan response as “textbook” – in other words, a big success. But have humanitarians performed as well as they claim? This week, I will travel to the Philippines to find out.
January 13, 2014 | Refugees International
Refugees International is saddened by the death of Bill Clarke, RI Board Chair from 1986 to 1996 and later Board Chair emeritus. We are deeply grateful for Bill's extraordinary service to RI and to displaced people across the world.
January 08, 2014 | Eileen Shields-West | Tagged as: Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
On the day in 2011 when South Sudan became the world's newest independent country, Salva Kiir, declared that "the eyes of the world are on us now." Two-and-a-half years later, the world is looking at a country tearing itself apart.